About the Festival of Archaeology

Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offers hundreds of events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

The 2017 Festival of Archaeology took place between 15 - 30 July in 2017. Dates for the 2018 Festival will be announced shortly.

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What's on

South West | Cornwall
Sat 29th Jul 2017
Free family fun event - Bronze Age beauties at Penlee House Gallery & Museum
Come and see if you can find the wonderful golden lunula (necklace) from the Bronze Age. This amazing piece of jewellery is about 4500 years old! Try your hand at crafting a... [Read more]
East | Norfolk
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
South West | Somerset
Mon 17th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Thu 27th Jul 2017
South East | East Sussex
Mon 17th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

4 days 20 hours ago
It's going woolly in Southwell, come and check out these fab crochet creations on 16 September, more info see link! https://t.co/0CkMaRmyqi
1 week 2 days ago
RT : It's the last day of - So many places to explore, such little time left! What are you looking forward to toda… https://t.co/GdwCpmboPY
1 week 2 days ago
RT : hope you have a great time from all of us . Grt to see so many events!
2 weeks 4 days ago
RT : Dress up like a caveman, make your own clay pot & explore our trail this week at :… https://t.co/jbeibFBX2R
2 weeks 5 days ago
You still have time to send in your nominations for this year's Marsh Awards https://t.co/stmNmGCUs0
3 weeks 4 days ago
Are you interested in Yorkshire battles? The will be holding a conference on 19 Nov https://t.co/9VHm1Ea1RQ
3 weeks 4 days ago
Don't forget there's still time to book your place on these fantastic First World War workshops. https://t.co/142tsD6yxH

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